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[chey-nee, chee‐] /ˈtʃeɪ ni, ˈtʃi‐/

Richard (“Dick”) born 1941, U.S. politician: secretary of defense 1989–93; vice president of the U.S. 2001–09.
Richard B(ruce), known as Dick. born 1941, US Republican politician; vice-president from 2001 to 2009


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